Equity Action Circle
Recognizing the importance and value of leading with race during the COVID-19 response, to address compounded disproportionality and ensure community voice is in decision-making processes, RECERT formed a Community Advisory Committee in spring 2020. The group began meeting in May 2020 and is now known as the Equity Action Circle (EAC).
The Equity Action Circle is co-developing strategies and solutions in partnership with countywide leadership and RECERT to incorporate community identified priority focus areas to meet the unmet needs of racial and ethnically diverse residents for the COVID-19 response, in order to prevent exacerbated racial disparities and improve county operations, service delivery and program administration. The Equity Action Circle will advise the County Manager and RECERT on identified priority areas, policies, systems and environmental changes with a racial equity lens.